Free Textures

Okay, so it has been a while.  I have been bad about keeping up with my Freebie Friday gigs. I think I am making up for it today with this awesome find…. FREE TEXTURES from Lost & Taken Lost and Taken was created over two and a half years ago with one intention: to helps … Continue reading

Recent Work

I am thankful for my awesome clients!  Check out some of the exciting projects I have been working on lately… Website Design for www.sandiegodentguy.com Marketing Piece for Donna Foster Photography Business Card Design for Carolina Wood Fence Style Guide for Layce Custom Framing Calendar Design for La Paz Mexican Restaurant Event Poster Design for the Canine Café I have lots of … Continue reading

Free Compliments For Graphic Designers

There are a ton of free compliment printables going around the internet.  I thought I would make one for graphic designers – some compliments that I would like to hear!   Has a client got you down?  Stuck in a rut?  Need a hug?  Take a compliment! If you have a graphic designer in your … Continue reading

Dream Office

I will be moving in a few months, so I have been collecting some office decor ideas for my new house.  Thank you Pinterest!  It is important to surround yourself with creative things to inspire your designs. Periodic Table of Typefaces Wall Art Perfect for a graphic designer’s office wall.  Font choices are such an … Continue reading

Raster Vs. Vector

Explaining the difference between raster and vector is one of the most common discussions I have with my clients. Mostly, when they do not understand why a small JPG file they pulled off the Internet will not enlarge on their printed flyer.   Or when they only have a low quality PDF of their logo, … Continue reading

Steal Like An Artist

I came across this list from Brain Pickings inspired by the book: “Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative” by Austin Kleon Good stuff, huh?  I might have to check out the book.

WordPress Websites

I have some very exciting news to announce….I am now offering WordPress Websites!  I just finished up my first one for Vonn Studio, an interior design studio located here in Charlotte, NC.  Go have a look!  www.vonnstudio.com Some WordPress Website Facts: As of March 2012, WordPress is on 72.4 million different websites around the globe … Continue reading

Freebie Friday – Top 5 Free Stock Photo Collections

Need a free stock photo?  Here is a list of stock photo sites that don’t cost you any money!    (Just make sure you read the terms of usage) Morgue File Public image archive for creatives by creatives.  Pretty strange name, I know.  It refers to the name that newspapers gave to storage areas holding … Continue reading

The Art Of Logo Design

“Logos surround us in digital and physical space, but we rarely examine the thought and artistic thinking that goes into the design of these symbols. Utilizing a silent vocabulary of colors, shapes, and typography, logo designers give a visual identity to companies and organizations of all types. From cave painters to modern designers, artists throughout … Continue reading